Diablo Cody

Diablo Cody

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
June 14, 1978




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Brook Busey, better known by the pen name Diablo Cody, is an American Academy Award-winning screenwriter, writer, author, journalist and blogger. First known for her candid chronicling of her year as a stripper in her Pussy Ranch blog and her 2006 memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper, Cody won wider fame as the writer of the 2007 film Juno, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

A sitcom written by Cody, called The United States of Tara, based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, is currently in pilot stage at Showtime. She has several other scripts in the development stage at various studios.

Average rating: 3.53 · 9,882 ratings · 1,533 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
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“He is the cheese to my macaroni.”
Diablo Cody, Juno: The Shooting Script

“In my opinon, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person will still think the sun shines out your ass. That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with.”
Diablo Cody, Juno: The Shooting Script

“Gas Attendant: "Thata ain't no etch-a-sketch. Thats one doodle that can't be un-did home skillet.”
Diablo Cody, Juno: The Shooting Script


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